2017 Scholarship Application
Scholarship Program Information
The Temple Israel Scholarship Program is designed to support members of the Temple Israel community with need-based financial aid for continuing education. We are pleased to do this as a supplementary resource where members have demonstrated their financial need by applying for and receiving aid from other sources. As such, the Temple Israel Scholsarhip Program is designed to supplement nancial awards made by the school/camp/program to which you have applied.
Requirements for Scholarship Awards
In order to apply, the family (defined as parent(s)) of the scholarship applicant must be a member in good standing of Temple Israel, as determined by the VP Finance and/or Executive Director.
If the applicant is a student in elementary, middle, or high school, the applicant should either be:
- a student in the Temple Israel Religious School or Temple Israel High School; or
- a graduate of the Temple Israel Religious School or its equivalent; or
- a student at Prozdor (the High School of Hebrew College); or
- a student in a Jewish day school (elementary, middle, or high school level).
If the applicant is in college, the student must either be majoring in Judaic Studies or pursuing a career as a Jewish professional.
Recipients will receive notification from the Temple.
Rita & Morris Kesselman Scholarship for Jewish & Holocaust Studies
Created December 2016, in this scholarship will annually award the sum of $1,000.00 to one college student who: is pursuing Jewish and/or Holocaust studies; is a child or grandchild* of a member of Temple Israel; and meets the additional criteria as outlined in the above requirements. This shall continue as long as money remains in the fund. Should there not be a suitable candidate for whatever reason, the scholarship can skip a year.
Recipients will receive notification from the Temple, in the same manner as other scholarship recipients. However, unlike other scholarship recipients, the recipient of this scholarship will also receive information about Rita and Morris Kesselman.
*This scholarship will be available to grandchildren of Temple Israel members in addition to children of members. If there are two equally qualified recipients and one is the child of a member and the other is a grandchild, the child will take first priority. The grandchildren eligibility differs for this scholarship than for the rest of the scholarships, above.
Deadline for receipt of application is February 17, 2017. Any applications received after that date will not be considered. Notification of scholarship awards and amounts will be kept in strict confidence.
Questions? Contact Benjamin Maron.